Hanover

At the Hospitals: Feb. 7, 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Local Hospitals Release Community Health Needs Assessment Access to mental health care and affordable health insurance, prescription drugs prices, heroin and the misuse of pain medications are among the Upper Valley ’s most pressing health concerns, according to a report by local hospitals. The 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment is based on focus groups and surveys conducted over a five-month …

Engagement: Leeming — Sheehy

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Hanover — Courtney Anne Leeming and William Grant Sheehy have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Elizabeth and Nigel Leeming, of Hanover. She graduated from Hanover High School in 2001 and earned a bachelor’s degree in communication and business from Plymouth State University in 2005. She is employed as program …

Engagement: Harwick — Mascitelli

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Hanover — Marcia Kelly and Barry Harwick, of Hanover, and Susan Mascitelli, of New York City, have announced the engagement of their children, Benjamin Kelly Harwick and Kathryn Ann “Katie” Mascitelli. The bride-to-be graduated from The Chapin School in New York City in 2008 and earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Skidmore …

Climate Change Increases Precipitation

Friday, January 22, 2016

Norwich — On the same day that NASA scientists announced that 2015 was officially the warmest year on record, about 50 Upper Valley residents and planners discussed how to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and adapt to increasing temperatures, precipitation and extreme weather events caused by climate change. Not …

Youth Leads Hanover Basketball

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Hanover — The strains of a young roster are becoming gains for the Hanover High girls basketball team. Fueled by four freshmen who combined for 35 points, the Marauders were a force both defensively and in transition during Tuesday night’s 50-41 win over Milford. Six-foot, 2-inch freshman center …

Kasich Kicks Into High Gear on N.H. Campaign Trail

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

West Lebanon — Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Monday said he has the experience and temperament to make bipartisan deals as president and move the country forward on issues such as Social Security and the economy. “We have …

Firm Pitches Plans for City Landfill Gas

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Lebanon — Valley Green Natural Gas, one of two companies vying to become the natural gas utility serving Lebanon and Hanover, met with city staff on Friday to offer some suggestions as to how the city might convert gas produced by the landfill to energy. The landfill gas …

A Life: Jim Piper, 1970-2015; ‘He Wouldn’t Watch You Work; He Would Join In’

Monday, January 18, 2016

Orford — The Rivendell Academy bleacher seat is painted in the school colors of green and white, the notation “Jim Piper ’15” has been stenciled on the front and top. It’s in memory of the late Raptors booster …

Scout’s Honor: As Volunteer Video Scout, Lebanon’s Stearns a Rarity

Monday, January 18, 2016

Amherst, n.h. — Jon Stearns turned his head and considered the question. It’s the fourth quarter of Friday’s high school girls basketball game between Hanover High and Souhegan, a winding 90-minute drive from his Lebanon home. Stearns, wearing …

King’s Dream Still ‘Elusive’

Monday, January 18, 2016

Hanover — Speaking to a crowd at Dartmouth College’s Rollins Chapel, the Rev. Leah Daughtry said the fight to end racism didn’t die with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and those still carrying on that fight should do …

Local Roundup: Hanover Dives to Wins in 1st Home Meet

Monday, January 18, 2016

Hanover — The three members of Hanover High School’s nascent diving team recorded two wins and a runner-up finish on Sunday at the Dartmouth College pool in the program’s first home meet. Freshman Kai Renshaw defeated two rivals …

Dresden Budgets Proposed

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Hanover — Education-related property taxes are projected to rise at least 1 percent in Hanover and 2.3 percent in Norwich under proposed budgets for the 2016-17 school year. If voters approve the budgets in March, along with separate articles for union contracts, Hanover residents next year would pay …

Business Notes: Jan 17, 2016

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Windsor — The building formerly known as the Inn at Windsor, which had been owned by the Mascoma Savings Bank since 2014, when the bank foreclosed on the property, finally has a new owner: Steve Heim, a Boston real estate investor and residential contractor who specializes in renovating …